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Change of Major

Major Changes within the Texas A&M System (College Station, Galveston, and Qatar)

THE DEADLINES TO SUBMIT APPLICATIONS ARE STILL ENFORCED. SEE BELOW:

Major change requests are now handled through your Howdy portal

  • Go to your Howdy portal and click on the My Record tab
  • Navigate to the Change of Major Requests box
  • Click on the Change of Major Tutorial link to learn how to check eligibility and submit your request

*EFFECTIVE MAY 2020:

  • GPA to change major to PSYC is a 2.75.
  • ALL applicants will be placed in the Fall 2020 catalog (CATALOG 143)

Upcoming Major Change Dates:

  • Fall 2020: AUG 19 – SEPT 15
  • Spring 2021: JAN 7 – FEB 15
  • Summer 2021:  JUN 1 – JUN 28

If you are applying to change majors into Psychology, you must meet the following requirements:

  1. Have no more than 75 completed hours (grades included: F; grades excluded: I, W, Q)
  2. Minimum 2.75 GPR overall
  3. Completion of PSYC 107 with a minimum grade of C
  4. Completion of at least one of the following math courses: MATH 140 (TCCNS MATH 1324) or MATH 150 (TCCNS MATH 2412) with a C or better, MATH 141, MATH 166/168 (TCCNS MATH 1332), MATH 142 (TCCNS MATH 1325) with a D or better; may not substitute algebra
    • MATH 140, 141, 166 and 168 are repeat credits
    • MATH 140 and MATH 150, taken from other colleges/universities, requires a B or better

For more information, contact the advising office at psycadvising@tamu.edu.

Prospective Transfer Students (from another college or university)

Go to Admissions to start to the process.  Also, please visit with one of Texas A&M’s Prospective Student Centers. You may also set up a tour of the Texas A&M campus by contacting the Visitor’s Center.